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      • #2305685 Reply
        doriel
        AskWoody Lounger

        Totaly off topic and maybe too deep thinking, but..

        This movie, I belive, speaks about things that should be known. I dont know if all is true, but I dont have any chance to know all the answers by myself. But it seems pretty legit to me. Its about web and its functions and consequences.
        Social Dilema – IMdB

        Sometimes I think, that TV series Black Mirror is one the greatest, when it comes to predictions.

        And after seeing “Social Dilema”, please play this video by sir David Attenborough.

        This should open our eyes, but I am not sure if the world leaders really listen. Sociopaths lack empathy, dont they..

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        Michael Austin
        AskWoody Plus

        Why apologize for having a social conscience?

        I’ve seen Social Dilemma and appreciated it. Black Mirror is/was very hard to watch but unusually well-done. And the science fiction of Ready Player One comes to mind what happens over time with tech societies, like Black Mirror postulates.

        You might also appreciate The Great Hack. I’ve posted on Ask Woody about surveillance capitalism before. So far my posts don’t seem to have generated traction. Not that I could expect traction. If you wanted to dive a little deeper I could turn you onto two or three very good reads.

        One of my smartphone app companies has an Indian attorney as its advisor, who practices in both London and Mumbai. His observation about US user privacy laws? That they’re laughably lax and they’d never pass muster in London or India.

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        • #2306450 Reply
          doriel
          AskWoody Lounger

          And the science fiction of Ready Player One comes to mind what happens over time with tech societies, like Black Mirror postulates.

          I simply love that movie, since I grew up when there was boom of computer games! Seems like possible future to me too.

          So far my posts don’t seem to have generated traction. Not that I could expect traction. If you wanted to dive a little deeper I could turn you onto two or three very good reads.

          Id appreciate that, please. you can put your tips here for example? 🙂

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          • #2306627 Reply
            Michael Austin
            AskWoody Plus

            Sure Doriel:

            I’d suggest these in addition to those I have already mentioned in this thread, I’d suggest:

            The Age of Surveillance Capitalism book by Shoshona Zuboff for its far-reaching discussions of just what the title says it is, and whatever references she provides in that book. Zuboff is in The Social Dilemma as I recall. The book is very long.

            Kingdom of Lies by Kate Fazzini as adventurous example of how our private data are hacked each and every day behind the scenes.

            I posted on these fora, including a link to a Wired magazine article – “Forget the Techlash, the Lawlash is Long Overdue“.

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      • #2306399 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        Michael, please try not to repeat yourself, use a link if needed.
        e.g. #2294848

        cheers, Paul

        • #2306616 Reply
          Michael Austin
          AskWoody Plus

          Thank you for that reply. What germane relationship do you see between the post you cited and this thread, please? Is that you prefer I use a link to cite my own relevant posts? Or is it that you are referring to that specific link? Thank you.

          Finance, social and tech founder. Co-founder of a global, gamified, crowd-sourced ESG advertising platform, and managing director of new crowd sourced games, both in pre-release development. My planet-wide talk show for people craving new stories by which to live is Casual Saints.

          • This reply was modified 1 month ago by Michael Austin. Reason: clarification of the reason for an editorial reply to my post
      • #2306619 Reply
        Paul T
        AskWoody MVP

        Your Indian attorney anecdote.

        cheers, Paul

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